Alumni news

Find out the latest alumni news and the activities you could be involved in.  

Career story

Who pays the bill?

Who makes the decision about the next appliance in a household? And what are the consequences? Sarah Wilson reports.

Career story

Where could the Master of Science Communication Outreach take you?

The one-year program takes you around Australia, providing specialist training in science communication performance.

Student profile

Forensic scientist making a positive difference

After seeing the film Gorillas in the Mist as a child, Dr Jodie Ward was inspired by the zoologist Dian Fossey to study a Bachelor of Science at ANU.

Career story

Leadership and other ships: ANU alumnae afloat in Antarctica

Even at the ends of the Earth, there are ANU alumni. And they’re all in the same boat, literally.

Donor profile (giving)

Dr Rob Lesslie: Transforming a legacy into a reality

When friends, family and colleagues talk about Dr Rob Lesslie, one word keeps coming up: worldview.

Career story

What did you want to be when you grew up?

Elite athlete? Actor? Astronaut? It’s pretty rare to find someone actually living their childhood dream. Cue: Nate Byrne, ABC Breakfast News weather presenter.

Career story

Cracking the code of success: How a physics PhD can boost your business career

Dr Ramin Rafiei has some advice for anyone questioning the value of a PhD outside of academia: "Be a nerd!"

Career story

Science careers: from sci-fi to flying high

ANU alumnus Chris Harris-Pascal is changing the world from the groundwater up.